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WELCOME TO THE ANGLICAN DIOCESE OF CANBERRA AND GOULBURN

We are one of the 23 Dioceses of the Anglican Church of Australia. Our diocese is a partnership of churches in 60 ministry units, numerous associated agencies and schools, covering most of south-east New South Wales, the eastern Riverina and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). It stretches from Marulan in the north, from Batemans Bay to Eden on the south coast, across to Holbrook in the south-west, north to Wagga Wagga, Temora, Young and Goulburn.

TOP STORIES & ARTICLES

Surprising hope in aged care

Easter is a time of renewal, of new beginnings and resurrection. During Holy Week we will share stories from around the Diocese of how the surprising hope of Easter has impacted...

Anglicare NSW South, NSW West and ACT Writing Retreat

‘I came that they might have life, and have it abundantly.’ John 10:10 (ESV)     On the 18th to 20 January 2021, the Anglicare Registered Training Organisation team...

#Change the Heart

For several years Aunty Jean Phillips has been calling Christians to pray for justice, truth-telling, and healing at the #ChangetheHeart prayer services in the lead up to January...

Empowering Indigenous Christians at Nungalinya

Ruth Walton is a Priest from this Diocese currently serving in the Northern Territory. It’s Sunday afternoon, we are on the way home from church when my phone rings out of the...

Pastoral Care at the Good Shepherd

Good Shepherd Anglican in Curtin recently launched a new pastoral care team. ‘The impetus for starting the pastoral care team wasn’t so much driven by COVID, growth or a lack of...

Beyond Being ‘On The Roster’ – Teams, Discipleship and Leadership Coaching

Our delightful Archdeacon to the Deacons, Jane Simmonds, has asked me to share a little of my ministry with my church, Renew Anglican Church, Tuggeranong. There are many things I...

Meet Newly-Ordained Deacon Byron Steele

On Saturday 13th February Byron Steele was ordained as a Deacon in the Diocese at St Saviour’s Cathedral. He will serve as Deacon Assistant in Gungahlin Parish and as a Defence...

Bishop Carol Writes …

This week, I sat with a Sri Lankan refugee family as they processed devastating news. Their appeal to remain in Australia after ten years on a temporary visa has been denied....

Opinion: Does faith matter in 2021?

As the trauma of 2020 overshadows the dawning of 2021, increasingly I am convinced that the Old Testament book of Genesis can assist us with transitioning into the New Year. It...